Well, the people have certainly spoken, and I guess it was a case of ‘if you don’t want a silly answer, don’t ask a silly question’!
A substantial 70% of respondents to our latest poll, “Are you looking forward to Summer?” replied in the affirmative, leading us to conclude that it’s probably a fair reflection on the current mood amongst our readers.
In Wellington recently, it’s been anything but summery, with wild winds, rain and icy cold temperatures over the last few weeks – perhaps that skewed the vote – but in any case, indications are that it will be a long, hot summer when it does arrive.
While no firm prediction for summer is in place WeatherWatch.co.nz believes it will be another drier than average summer for some regions. A drier weather pattern has recently moved in to the upper North Island.
Watch this space tomorrow for our next poll (hint: it will be about the sun!) and let us know what you made of our results in the comments below
– By WW contributor Drew Chappell
on 26/10/2013 3:19am
I agree with the Wellington “its been anything but summery”.
But there has been NO icy cold temperatures.
on 26/10/2013 10:47am
“But there has been NO icy cold temperatures.” There has been in Kapiti, including frost and a brrr SW where I live. T-storm was damned cold too.